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Tactics in New Construction Lease-Ups

by Chris Wood on May 25, 2012 MINI and multifamily at AIM 2012's New Tactics in Construction Lease-up panel with Apartment All-stars speaker and occupancy specialist Kate Good. A lot has happened in
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Creating Demand When What You Offer Is Not Enough

No pool? Wish you had a workout room? Kitchens with old appliances? In my career there is one thing I love more than leasing apartments and that is to get on stage and talk about great leasing te
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8 Tips to Increase Rent for New and Renewed Leases

Originally Presented by Kate Good 8/25/2011 Our friends at Vaultware have been tracking rents and report that rents are increasing in each region of the country when compared to rates last year. It s
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Four Bucks Is Dumb

A downside of my career is that I see the inside of an airplane more than I care to. The upside is that I like what I do when I get off the plane. Each trip enriches my thinking. Maybe it's the change
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Making Concessions

By Christopher Hosford, Contributing Editor, MultiHousing NewsEconomists are now proclaiming that the recession may be over, just as rental occupancies and rates in some markets are beginning to rise
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Apartment Rentals Surge in U.S. on Foreclosures, Jobs

July 27 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. apartment landlords are seeing a surge in rentals as mounting foreclosures reduce homeownership and an improving job market for young adults encourages them to find their o
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2010 Marketing Trend: Simplicity Makes the Buying Decision Easier

A article in USA Today leading the money section on October 28 introduced us to the powerful marketing mantra for 2010, simple is better. The graphic which leads the article asks via multiple choice,
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Concessions Vs. Rent Decreases

There has been a healthy and timely discussion on www.multifamilyinsiders.com this week. It started with a comment I made at a seminar I presented in Columbus, Oh and spilled over into a blog on this
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Seminar Wrap Up by Chrissy Wills at CAA

Kate Good Presented "Beating the Benchmark" at the CAAWritten by Chrissy WillsWednesday, 23 September 2009 15:30The Columbus Apartment Association (CAA) hosted Kate Good, national speaker, who present
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Oh my, where does the time go?

I am shocked that two months have passed since my last blog entry. I'm putting some thought into what has been going on to keep me so busy. First, and most important for my out of control love for sho
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